Who’s that, you ask? Well, more than 26 million people have visited his best-known landmark, a building that received a ‘design of the decade’ award (for the ’60s) and in the ’90s received a 25-year award for excellence.
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The findings from last summer’s survey of Dallas-area artists are out – and they certainly support low-income housing for artists. But the leading non-profit that develops such projects says it can’t try one in Dallas – yet.
West Dallas has been the new frontier for awhile now – for North Texas artists on the hunt for affordable work spaces. There have been hitches, though – fears of artists carpetbagging a poor Hispanic community, uncertainty about future development. Then Arthur Peña came home.
Time to put on your walking shoes with this week’s Spotlight.
She’s Virginia Savage McAlester, her family’s lived in the same Swiss Avenue home since 1921, her mother rescued other homes on Swiss and the daughter is now the author of the ‘magisterial’ A Field Guide to American Houses – just in case you didn’t know.
Architecture critic Martin Filler weighs in, and can’t help looking longingly at Louis Kahn’s Kimbell – and Piano’s own Nasher Sculpture Center.
The airport’s entrance gets bedazzled.
Fountain Place has been called his masterpiece. It’s now one of 28 of his designs celebrated in an exhibition.
… with a PHOTO GALLERY.
But the real surprise may be in who commissioned the idea.